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The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage.
The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.
He's winding up the watch of his wit. By and by it will strike.
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Life is strange. Every so often a good man wins.
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision.
Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry.
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Give me a child for the first seven years, and you may do what you like with him afterwards.
Let every eye negotiate for itself and trust no agent.
Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.
CREATIVITY is thinking up new things. INNOVATION is doing new things.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.

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